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Health Outreach and Control of HIV Infection in Kenya
This paper highlights the role of mobilization of individuals and community groups and health professionals in prevention of HIV transmission. It traces the educational strategy employed to reach the general population and ...
Male Spouse Perpetrated Psychological and Sexual Abuse among Pregnant Women in Nairobi, Kenya
(International Invention Journals, 2014)
The purpose of this comparative retrospective study was to evaluate the nature of male spouseperpetrated gender based violence (GBV) during pregnancy. The objective was to establish whether diagnosis of HIV infection ...
Mucosal Neisseria gonorrhoeae coinfection during HIV acquisition is associated with enhanced systemic HIV-specific CD8 T-cell responses
Background: The host immune response against mucosally acquired pathogens may be influenced by the mucosal immune milieu during acquisition. As Neisseria gonorrhoeae can impair dendritic cell and T-cell immune function, ...
Sustained changes in sexual behavior by female sex workers after completion of a randomized HIV prevention trial
INTRODUCTION: Behavioral interventions in female sex workers (FSWs) are associated with changes in sexual behavior and reduced rates of sexually transmitted infections (STIs) and HIV We examined the sustainability of ...
Benefits and constraints of intimate partnerships for HIV positive sex workers in Kibera, Kenya
Introduction: Research on the intimate partnerships of female sex workers (FSWs) tends to focus on the risks associated with these relationships. This paper takes as its starting point that the situation of FSWs is ...